Anish Kuruvilla

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Anish Kuruvilla
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OccupationActor, director

Anish Kuruvilla is an Indian film director and actor from Telangana. He predominantly works in the Telugu film industry.[1] [2]

Before becoming director, he worked as an executive producer with Sekhar Kammula, and also played the lead role in Dollar Dreams, and support role in Anand. After taking a break as an actor for 12 years, he played a crucial role in 2016 film Pelli Choopulu. He also appeared in the biography film of Indian cricketer M. S. Dhoni.[3]

Early life[edit]

He was born to a Malayali family and grew up in Hyderabad and did his schooling at The Hyderabad Public School, Ramanthapur.[4]


He played the lead role in Sekhar Kammula's debut film Dollar Dreams, and supporting role in the block buster film Anand.[5] After 12 years gap, he acted in 2016 film, Pelli Choopulu.[6] He worked with Sekhar Kammula, Nagesh Kukunoor, and Manishankar before directing films on his own.[4] He directed the films Avakai Biryani produced by Sekhar Kammula, and Ko Antey Koti produced by Sharwanand who was also the lead actor in that film.[7]


As actor[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2000 Dollar Dreams Srinu Telugu
2004 Anand Raju Telugu
2016 Pelli Choopulu Prashanth's father-in-law Telugu
2016 M. S. Dhoni - The Untold Story Hindi
2017 Nenu Local college principal Telugu
2017 Velaikkaran Jayaram Tamil
2017 Jawaan DRDO scientist Telugu
2017 Hello Priya's father Telugu
2018 Bharat Ane Nenu Chief Secretary of AP Telugu
2018 Tej I Love You Nandini's father Telugu
2018 Goodachari Damodar Telugu
2019 The Accidental Prime Minister T. K. A. Nair Hindi
2019 Vijay Superum Pournamiyum Sonam's father Malayalam

As director[edit]


  1. ^ Sunita Chowdhary, Y. "Anish Kuruvilla moves to the forefront". Kasturi and Sons. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Anish Kuruvilla set to make his debut in Malayalam". Mallemala Entertainments. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Pelli Choopulu actor Anish Kuruvilla in Bollywood!". Telugu Film Producers Council. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b Sekhar, Kammula. "Anish Kuruvilla Interview by Sekhar Kammula". G.V. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  5. ^ Sangeetha Devi, Dundoo. "Over to them". Kasturi and Sons. Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  6. ^ Viswanath, V. "Pelli Choopulu: Movie Review". Retrieved 25 October 2016.
  7. ^ "నన్ను నిలబెట్టే సినిమా కో అంటే కోటి". Surya News. Retrieved 25 October 2016.

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